Contact a Pensacola State College Advisor or this program's Department Head for assistance in planning your program of study.
This program stresses the basics of news and feature writing in a real life setting. Students gain practical experience as they produce the student newspaper, The Corsair. Internships with area publications may be available to students who excel. Required courses provide the liberal arts background that most universities and editors recommend.
Each student should consult with an advisor at the college or university they plan to attend for the specific courses recommended by that institution. The interested student should contact the English and Communications Department for assistance in planning the program of study.
Designed to meet most of the requirements of nearby colleges, the Pensacola State College program stresses the basics of news and feature writing in a real life setting. Students gain practical experience as they produce the student newspaper, eCorsair.com. Internships with area publications may be available to students who excel. Required courses provide the liberal arts background that most universities and editors recommend.
Communications Teacher, Postsecondary
Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints. Includes scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.
Poet, Lyricist and Creative Writer
Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.
Write advertising copy for use by publication or broadcast media to promote sale of goods and services.
Plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.
- Public Relations Specialist
- Reporter and Correspondent
- Broadcast News Analyst
- Public Address System and Other Announcer
- Radio and Television Announcer
- Film and Video Editor